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What do you think when someone says "Like I said""As I said before""As I mentioned" to you? 

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115 deviants said //shrugs seems fine to me
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35 deviants said No you didn't say it before dipshit, that's why I'm asking you right now.
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32 deviants said //no thoughts
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23 deviants said Was that rude or am I just touchy. um...?
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17 deviants said um, rude?
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14 deviants said //rage bar rises
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12 deviants said //winces
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1 deviant said //walk away

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PrincessPistachio Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
people seem to not hear what i say 80% of the time i say stuff like this often :/
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ShamelessMagic Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017   Filmographer
Never bothered me before, since I rarely notice or am too focused on the conversation to try to remember if they actually said it before 
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keetkaats Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017  Student Digital Artist
depends on the tone, its not really smth rude
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Reyniki Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017  Student Digital Artist
If it's a teacher, then I don't mind since at least they are willing to repeat the info (assuming there is nor after that). What bothers me the most is when I didn't hear the information and the teacher says "I already answered that" and moves on. At least repeat it ONE more time lol

If it is anyone else, it depends.
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Gear-Senpai Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I can see how they can be rude, but I agree with most comments that it's very situational.

I use these to get my point across, and its usually not in a bad way. Sometimes people just don't listen or read things correctly and may need a better way of saying what was said. 
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QviCreations Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017
English is not my native tongue so I don't see a problem with those terms? It could depend on the situation but I literally cannot think of any where it would sound even remotely rude.
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Sarspax Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017  Professional Artist
Ditto to context. It can either be said to point out the other person feels you missed their point or weren't listening, or to let you know that you may not have bee present in the conversation when that angle of it was covered. It can also be used to be annoyingly dismissive of someone's concerns when they are trying to point out a problem they see with something you'd said. In any case its an indicator of a miscommunication between two people because of missed information on either or both peoples' accounts. So it depends so much on who its said to, how its said, what is being talked about, who is part of the conversation, what level of formality the conversation is, etc. On the internet the phrase is typically experienced as rude. Assumptions happen quickly, there's less hesitation to initiate anything than face-to-face, tone is extremely tricky with how many dialects of internet speak exist in english alone.
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Cradle-Rocket Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017
For me it depends on the context and connotation. If they're saying it to talk down to me like I wasn't getting what they were saying or they're getting annoyed, it's annoying but nothing terrible. Sometimes i'll find it rude but for the most part anytime someone has said it to me, it's in jest cause i was poking fun at them.
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Gingler Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
They seem fine to me?
english isnt my main language, and when someone says those, I think its because they are repeating something that I misses ie, if I came in late to a class or something.
Or it helps them rephrase, when i dont understand thing, meaning they said the same thing but with different words, so i think they are fine, should I think otherwise?
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SquiddRz Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Student General Artist
if someone is saying that, it usually means i have been blatantly ignoring a point in a  discussion, so fair enough. i know I'm guilty of saying this, its good when debating cause if you link your arguments together (you have to give linking evidence too) it makes it a stronger argument.
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Atrocias Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ive said this to people and it has been taken as rude. But i have a personal pet peeve of hating to repeat things, so.. the only time i "bark" at people with stuff like that phrase is when im reeeally getting tired of saying the same thing over and over- if ive obviously already told specific person. Though, it also depends on how sensitive someone is as well. Some people can be hurt by very small remarks that they just take to a dark place and think the worst of. 3:
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Raveande Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Are those, rude things to say to someone?
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Crimsn-Wolf Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd say it depends on the context of the conversation. There are different connotations one can put on those phrases, some condescending and asshole-ish, others just standard conversing when talking about a specific topic.
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